SBI Clerk 2022: State Bank of India conducts the SBI Clerk Exam annually to recruit candidates for the post of Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales) in its different branches of SBI across the nation. SBI Clerk is one of the most sought-after bank exams today and a huge number of candidates appear for the same every year. This year, SBI has announced the recruitment of banking aspirants for 5486 posts of Junior Associates. State Bank of India (SBI) will conduct the SBI Clerk 2022 preliminary examination in November 2022.
The SBI Clerk (Junior Associate) is responsible for all client interactions and related operations. Candidates who are recruited as SBI clerks are designated as cashiers, depositors and other posts that form the face of a particular SBI Bank branch. Here, in this article, we'll talk about SBI Clerk 2022 Exam, Exam Dates, Online Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Salary & more.
SBI Clerk 2022 Notification
The SBI Clerk Notification 2022 for Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales) has been released by the State Bank of India. The direct link to download the notification pdf link is updated below post the release of the official notification at the official website of SBI i.e. http://sbi.co.in/. Have a look at the SBI Clerk 2022 notification PDF for more information.
SBI Clerk 2022 Exam Summary
The selection of the eligible candidates will be done through a two-stage selection process- Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam. For more details about SBI Clerk Recruitment 2022, go through the below summary table.
|Organisation||State Bank of India|
|Post Name||Clerk (Junior Associates)|
|Exam Dates||November 2022|
|Recruitment Process||Prelims- Mains|
|Salary||Rs 26,000 - to Rs 29,000|
SBI Clerk 2022 Exam Date
The dates for SBI Clerk 2022 Exams have been notified along with the official SBI Clerk Notification 2022. The online registration is scheduled to be carried from 07th to 27th September 2022 and the prelims exam is to be conducted in November 2022 (tentatively). Candidates must keep visiting this page regularly to stay updated about the important updates for SBI Clerk 2022 Exam.
|Events||SBI Clerk 2022 Dates|
|SBI Clerk 2022 Notification||6th September 2022|
|SBI Clerk Online Application Starts||07th September 2022|
|SBI Clerk Online Application Closes||27th September 2022|
|Pre-Exam Training||October 2022|
|SBI Clerk Prelims Admit Card||October/November 2022|
|SBI Clerk Exam Date (Preliminary)||November 2022|
|SBI Clerk Prelims Result||November 2022|
|SBI Clerk Mains Admit Card||December 2022|
|SBI Clerk Exam Date (Mains)||December 2022- January 2023|
SBI Clerk Vacancy 2022
The vacancies for SBI Clerk 2022 exam has announced with its official notification. This year, SBI introduced 5486 vacancies for SBI Clerk 2022 exam, out of which 5008 vacancies have been announced for regular posts and 478 for Backlog posts. In 2021, State Bank of India had introduced 5454 Vacancies. Check Circle wise & State/UT wise vacancy details for SBI Clerk 2022 exam are mentioned below.
SBI Clerk 2022 Vacancy- Regular Vacancies
|SBI Clerk 2022: Regular Vacancies|
|Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) Vacancy|
|Daman & Diu||Gujarati||00||00||01||00||03||04|
|Andhra Pradesh||Telugu/ Urdu||00||00||00||00||00||00|
|West Bengal||Bengali/ Nepali||78||17||75||34||136||340|
|A&N Islands||Hindi/ English||00||01||03||01||05||10|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Urdu/ Hindi||03||04||09||03||16||35|
|Uttar Pradesh||Hindi/ Urdu||133||07||170||63||258||631|
|Assam||Assamese /Bengali/ Bodo||18||31||70||25||114||258|
SBI Clerk 2022 Vacancy: Backlog
SBI Clerk Recruitment 2022 Online Form
The SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2022 recruitment process was started on 7th September 2022, which has been over now. The candidates are required to visit the official page of SBI to fill in the online application forms as the entire process to apply online for SBI Clerk 2022 exam. Click on the below link to know more about the application process, SBI Clerk Handwritten Declaration Format, and other details for SBI Clerk 2022 exam.
SBI Clerk 2022 Application Fee
The category-wise fee structure for SBI Clerk online application is given below. The application fee for SBI Exam is Rs. 750/- for the General category and NIL for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD category. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can they be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee must be paid online itself.
|Sr. No.||Category||Application Fee|
|2||General/OBC/EWS||Rs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)|
SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria of the SBI Clerk 2022 exam is mainly about two pre-requisites:
SBI Clerk Educational Qualifications
He/she must hold a valid graduation degree (UG) in any discipline from a recognized university (As on 1.11.2022).
SBI Clerk Age Limit
The candidate's age should not be below 20 years and not above 28 years (As on 1.08.2022). The candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1994 and not later than 01.08.2002 (both days inclusive).
|S No.||Category||Upper Age Limit|
|1||SC / ST||33 years|
|3||Person with disabilities (General)||38 years|
|4||Person with disabilities(SC /ST)||43 years|
|5||Person with disabilities(OBC)||41 years|
|7||Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen||Actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years|
|8||Widows, Divorced women( No remarried)||7 years (subject to maximum age limit of 35 years for General/ EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)|
SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2022 Selection Procedure
For the selection to the post of Clerical Cadre through the SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2022 exam, candidates are selected through two phases of exams- SBI Clerk Prelims and SBI Clerk Mains exam. It is compulsory for all candidates to clear both phases to secure the appointment letter from SBI.
SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2022
To crack SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2022 exam it is very important to know the exam pattern in and out. Here is the exam pattern for the SBI Clerk Prelims and SBI Clerk Mains exam:
As per the official notification released by SBI "No minimum qualifying marks for individual subjects are prescribed". Thus, there will not be any sectional cut off for this year's SBI Junior Associates Recruitment's Online Examination. However, the criteria solely lie within the hands of the organisation.
SBI Junior Associates Preliminary Exam Pattern
|S No.||Section||No. of Question||Total Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
SBI Clerk 2022 Syllabus
Although, the preliminary and main examinations are both conducted on the same pattern and syllabus. The difficulty level of the exam would be higher for the main examination. The preliminary examination of the SBI Clerk exam 2022 will comprise of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. Here is the detailed syllabus for SBI Clerk 2022 Prelims & Mains Exam:
|Reasoning||Quantitative Ability||English Language|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification||Reading Comprehension|
|Alphanumeric Series||Profit and Loss||Cloze Test|
|Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test||Mixtures and Alligations||Para jumbles|
|Data Sufficiency||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Miscellaneous|
|Coded Inequalities||Work and Time||Fill in the blanks|
|Seating Arrangement||Time & Distance||Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting|
|Puzzle||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Paragraph Completion|
|Syllogism||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage|
|Blood Relations||Number Systems|
|Input Output||Sequence & Series|
|Coding Decoding||Permutation, Combination & Probability|
SBI Clerk Salary & Pay Scale
The pay scale of the SBI Clerk is Rs.17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920. The starting Basic Pay is Rs.19900/- (Rs.17900/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates).
SBI Clerk Pre-Exam Training
SBI may arrange pre-examination training at certain centres for SC/ST/XS/ Religious Minority Community candidates in consonance with the guidelines issued by the Government of India. Candidates belonging to these categories who desire to avail themselves of such training at their own cost may indicate to that effect against the relevant column while applying online.
|North India||South India||East India||West India|
SBI Clerk 2022 Admit Card
Registered candidates will be required to download SBI Clerk Admit Card from the official website of State Bank of India. The hard copy of the SBI Clerk admit card won’t be couriered to applicants. The admit card for SBI Clerk Exam will be released in two stages - admit card for preliminary exam, the admit card for the main exam.
One must log in to his/her account created while filling in the online application form and download the admit card.
To login to the official website of SBI, a candidate is supposed to have:
- Registration Number/Roll Number
- Date of Birth/Password
The admit card for SBI Clerk 2022 exam will be issued to candidates in two phases:
- For Preliminary Exam
- For Mains Exam
All candidates must go through the guidelines provided on the official website of SBI before downloading his/her admit cards.
SBI Clerk Result & Cut Offs 2022
SBI Clerk Result 2022 will be declared once both phases are concluded. SBI will publish results individually for both preliminary and mains exam. SBI releases sectional cut-offs for both – SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam and SBI Clerk Mains Exam. Aspirants are required to meet the cut-offs for all the sections to make it to the merit list.
To know the expected SBI Clerk Cut-Off, one must be aware of the Cut-Off for SBI Clerk 2022. Let's have a look at the SBI Clerk Prelims Cut-Off 2021:
SBI Clerk 2021 Prelims Cut-Off
|SBI Clerk Prelims Cut Off 2021( Out of 100)|
|Andaman & Nicobar||66.25|
SBI Clerk Exam Analysis
State Bank of India (SBI) conducts objective-type exams every year for the recruitment of clerical cadre. Students must be waiting for the analysis and review to prepare for the upcoming banking exams. Career Power has covered every minute detail of the SBI Clerk exam to help the banking aspirants to make their careers. Here, we will provide you with the types of questions asked, level of difficulty and if there was any change introduced in the exam. Last year's SBI Clerk Prelims Analysis & Review Summary is here. The Difficulty level of the SBI Clerk Prelims 2021 was 'Easy to Moderate'. Check here the Overall, Shift-wise and Section-wise analysis and review of SBI Clerk Prelims exam. This analysis will help you for the upcoming SBI Clerk 2022 exam.
SBI Clerk Exam Analysis- English Language
|SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis- English|
|Topics||No. of Questions||Level|
|Reading Comprehension||8||Easy to Moderate|
|Error Detection||5||Easy to Moderate|
|Word Usage||3||Easy to Moderate|
|Sentence Rearrangement||5||Easy to Moderate|
|Word Swapping||4||Easy to Moderate|
|Cloze Test||5||Easy to Moderate|
|Overall||30||Easy to Moderate|
SBI Clerk Exam Analysis- Reasoning Ability
|SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis- Reasoning Ability|
|Topics||No. of Questions||Level|
|Row Based Puzzle||5||Easy to Moderate|
|Circular Puzzle||5||Easy to Moderate|
|Floor Flat Based Puzzle||5||Easy to Moderate|
|Syllogism (only a few, all, some)||3||Easy|
|Alphanumeric Series (letter, number, symbol)||4||Easy|
SBI Clerk Exam Analysis- Numerical Ability
|SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis- Numerical Ability|
|Topics||No. of Questions||Level|
|Data Interpretation (Bar Graph)||5||Easy to Moderate|
|Caselet DI||6||Easy to Moderate|
|Wrong Number Series||6||Easy-Moderate|
|Arithmetic||8||Easy to Moderate|
|Overall||35||Easy to Moderate|